The UCCD Herald

God's Plan of Salvation

A troubled jailer in the first century once asked two Christian leaders, “what must I do to be...

Building a Culture of Discipleship

“Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Chris...

Why Join a Church?

For non-Christians The church is a body of people - not who happen to gather together occasionally ...

Your 7 Responsibilities as a Church Member

When you hear the words “church government,” what do you think? Members’ meetings?...

Building a Multi-Cultural Ministry on Gospel Doctrine

What does it mean to build a Multi-Cultural Ministry on Gospel Doctrine?

More Riches than Powerball

“Hello, I’m pleased to report that you just won the lottery!” Come on, admit it. Have you ever wondered what you would do if you heard those words spoken to you? How would you feel? Where would you go? Instantly before you is a life of leisure and financial security

Stand Firm and Hold On!

The church in Thessalonica was surrounded by opposition tempting them to give way. False teachers and cruel governments sought to loosen their grip on the gospel - to let go of the truth that Paul had given them from Christ in both writing and word. In the midst of such trials, Paul gives the exhortations to “stand firm”, and “hold on”.

The 2nd Most Important Book For a Christian

For Christians, the Bible is our most important book. After the Bible there are a few books every believer should probably read, re-read, and apply. On this short list I'd include Foxes Book of Martyrs, Bunyan's Pilgrims Progress, Augustines Confessions, Lewis's Mere Christianity, Packer's Knowing God, and Operation World. But even these great works fall behind what I consider the second-most important book for every Christian.

What is required of those that hear the Word preached?

A. It is required of those that hear the Word preached, that they attend upon it with diligence, pre...

Summer Training

Once you repent of your sin and trust in Christ, then God declares you to be righteous—godly, pure, even though you are still a miserable sinner. He forgives you of all your sin! That’s God’s work for us—justification, accomplished at the cross and received only by trusting in Jesus. And the Spirit of Christ, having entered your life, now begins to train you to be actually godly. To become what you actually are. That’s God’s progressive work in us—sanctification, wrought by the Spirit.